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Spa Ireland

GLOSSARY

A guide to spa speak

First time visiting a spa or 10th - it doesn't matter; the range of treatments & experiences can be confusing. If you're not sure about a treatment don't be afraid to ask. Our glossary is a start to understanding the terms but not definitive - the list is truly endless.

Pedicure

Feet are soaked and exfoliated to remove dead skin cells, cuticles are groomed and nails are trimmed, shaped, buffed and/or coated with nail polish. Sometimes includes a foot and/or lower leg massage

Pilates

An exercise comprising slow, precise movements, which aim to increase body flexibility and strength

Power Yoga

A combination of traditional yoga with dynamic exercises. Places demands on all of the muscles, boosting circulation and improving muscle tone